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[Balin] ...with this one easy trick!

Postby Balin » Thu Oct 15, 2020 9:54 am

A multimillion-dollar building was saved by 10 cents. How?
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Postby Doriana » Thu Oct 15, 2020 7:10 pm

10 cents = an investment of 10 cents? a coin worth ten cents? if so, a US dime? several coins, worth 10 cents together?

Was the building saved from destruction? demolition?
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Re: [Balin] ...with this one easy trick!

Postby Balin » Fri Oct 16, 2020 12:15 pm

10 cents = an investment of 10 cents? a coin worth ten cents? This if so, a US dime? several coins, worth 10 cents together? One coin, I don't know the exact currency (puzzle is BOATS) but exact currency is irrel.

Was the building saved from destruction? This demolition?
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Postby irishelk » Fri Oct 16, 2020 12:18 pm

Did someone intend to save the building? With the coin? Did anyone know the building was in danger of destruction? Did people expect it to be destroyed? Want it to be destroyed?

Was the coin placed somewhere that physically caused or prevented something happening? Was it relevantly paid to someone?

WAG: Is the building pictured on the coin?
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Postby Balin » Fri Oct 16, 2020 12:25 pm

Did someone intend to save the building? Yes With the coin? Yes Did anyone know the building was in danger of destruction? Yes Did people expect it to be destroyed? No Want it to be destroyed? No

Was the coin placed somewhere that physically caused or prevented something happening? No Was it relevantly paid to someone? No

WAG: Is the building pictured on the coin? No
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Postby Doriana » Fri Oct 16, 2020 10:02 pm

Would the building have been destroyed by a natural disaster? If so, flood? earthquake? lightning strike? avalanche? landslide? fire? If not a natural disaster, by a human's actions? If so, intentionally? accidentally? Electricity relevant at all? Animals relevant?

Relevant what type of building it is? Relevant how high it is? What it's made of?

Was the coin in the building when it saved it? near the building? somewhere else?
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Postby raevenclaw » Fri Oct 16, 2020 10:05 pm

could the building have been saved by any 10-cent coin? a specific one? could it have been saved with other coins of different values? with any coin? with some coins but not all?
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Re: [Balin] ...with this one easy trick!

Postby Balin » Sat Oct 17, 2020 2:04 am

Would the building have been destroyed by a natural disaster? Natural yes, disaster svv If so, flood? earthquake? lightning strike? avalanche? landslide? fire? None of these
If not a natural disaster, by a human's actions? If so, intentionally? accidentally? Electricity relevant at all? Animals relevant? No to all these

Relevant what type of building it is? See next Relevant how high it is? Yes What it's made of? No

Was the coin in the building when it saved it? near the building? somewhere else? This, FA

could the building have been saved by any 10-cent coin? Yes a specific one? could it have been saved with other coins of different values? Yes with any coin? Yes with some coins but not all?
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Postby raevenclaw » Sat Oct 17, 2020 5:35 am

had the coin not been used, would the building have been destroyed immediately? within hours? days? weeks? months? years? relevant?
did it have to be a coin, or would any small round piece of metal work?
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Postby irishelk » Sat Oct 17, 2020 3:21 pm

Is there one specific coin that could be said to have saved it? Is it more like the existence of this currency generally?

Would it have been destroyed by wind? Rain? Slow decay/neglect? Was it built improperly in any way?

The party that intended to save the building: were they collecting donations? Or financing the saving of the building in any way? Did they use the coin to make a point or example? Were they appealing to the public? To another party?
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Postby Balin » Thu Oct 22, 2020 12:22 am

had the coin not been used, would the building have been destroyed immediately? within hours? days? weeks? months? years? Could have been any time relevant? It is relevant that the exact time of destruction would not have been known
did it have to be a coin, or would any small round piece of metal work? Had to be a coin

Is there one specific coin that could be said to have saved it? Yes Is it more like the existence of this currency generally? No

Would it have been destroyed by wind? This Rain? Slow decay/neglect?
Was it built improperly in any way? No

The party that intended to save the building: were they collecting donations? Or financing the saving of the building in any way? Neither
Did they use the coin to make a point or example? Were they appealing to the public? To another party? No to these
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Postby Doriana » Sun Oct 25, 2020 10:19 am

Was the coin somehow used in research / an experiment? And the findings showed that the building was susceptible to wind damage?

You said it was relevant how high the building is. Is it a skyscraper? If not, is it a one-storey building? two to five floors high? six to ten floors? more than ten floors?
Any other architectural features of the building relevant? Function of the building relevant? If so, residential? commercial? educational? religious? government?
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Postby Balin » Sun Oct 25, 2020 3:03 pm

Was the coin somehow used in research / an experiment? No And the findings showed that the building was susceptible to wind damage? but Yes

You said it was relevant how high the building is. Is it a skyscraper? Yes If not, is it a one-storey building? two to five floors high? six to ten floors? more than ten floors?
Any other architectural features of the building relevant? None that would give more light. The important feature of the building is that it's skinny, hence it's susceptible to wind damage (which you know)
Function of the building relevant? No If so, residential? commercial? educational? religious? government?
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Postby raevenclaw » Mon Oct 26, 2020 5:46 pm

did the coin have to be a 10-cent coin? could it have been any other kind of coin? some kinds of coin but not all? is the fact that it’s a round piece of metal relevant? or would a 10-cent bill have worked as well?
was the coin used to demonstrate something?
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Postby trebor » Mon Oct 26, 2020 7:44 pm

Was the coin used to pay for something? To activate something? Was it inserted into a coin slot?

Is a model of the building relevant?
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Re: [Balin] ...with this one easy trick!

Postby Balin » Tue Oct 27, 2020 10:08 am

did the coin have to be a 10-cent coin? No could it have been any other kind of coin? Yes some kinds of coin but not all? No, any coin would work is the fact that it’s a round piece of metal relevant? No or would a 10-cent bill have worked as well? No
was the coin used to demonstrate something? No

Was the coin used to pay for something? To activate something? Was it inserted into a coin slot? None of these

Is a model of the building relevant? No
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